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  • Arrests at Melbourne Anti-Lockdown Protest

    At least three people have been detained by police and others have been told to move on during a peaceful COVID-19 anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne. Some walkers on the shores of the city’s Yarra River on Sept 12 stopped and displayed signs, including “I am…
  • Where the Pandemic Is Cover for Authoritarianism

    This month, two young men stood outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, clutching bouquets of white flowers as they held a memorial for a protester who had died nearby last year. The event, like any marking the milestones or memories of the prodemocracy movement,…
  • The Climate Crisis Is Still a Crisis

    With former Vice President Joe Biden leading in the polls and Democratic control of the Senate possible, the United States may soon have the chance, for the first time in more than a decade, to enact urgently needed legislation to address global climate change—but only…